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How to consolidate capital structures and credit groups are critical considerations as healthcare finance leaders pursue mergers and acquisitions.
Avera Health is offering a suite of telehealth services to rural hospitals.
"The key role of senior leaders is to build the infrastructure, says Brent James, MD, MStat. "The most important part of infrastructure is the data systems you use."
Four case studies illustrate how providers are testing new partnerships, approaches, and technologies to improve care coordination.
A checklist of strategies that healthcare providers can use to foster collaboration, collegiality, and teamwork so they can successfully carry out collaborative ventures.
Case studies of how leading-edge providers are collaborating to improve quality and reduce costs. Topics covered: Creating a culture of collaboration, learning each other's language, developing a useful EHR, and coordinating the doctor's orders.
Heeding calls for more accountability, four progressive healthcare organizations are reorganizing, merging, partnering, and reengineering.
Case studies of hospitals and health systems that are partnering with other local players--from physicians to schools--to improve the health of their communities and rein in unnecessary costs.
Horizon BCBSNJ provides medical groups with extensive operational and financial support, including a paid nurse to coordinate the care of high-risk patients, a care coordination fee, and shared savings payments.
Virginia Mason saves local employers healthcare costs by reducing unnecessary treatments and needless referrals to specialists.
Skilled nursing facilities that participated in an INTERACT quality improvement project experienced a 17 percent year-over-year reduction in hospital admissions.
South Carolina hospital leaders are joining forces with payers, clinics, churches, and others in a community effort to improve population health.
AtlantiCare's Special Care Center has implemented several practices that have helped patients manage their chronic illnesses.
Baylor Health Care System believes that an accountable care organization (ACO) should start with a conviction that every aspect of the organization should be devoted to serving patients.
Partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Chester County Hospital has proved to be a win-win business affiliation for both organizations.
Several factors, including hospital-physician alignment, have contributed to a successful integration effort between St. Luke's Hospital and Cardiologists L.C.
A physician practice management firm worked with Cardiologists L.C. (CLC) to make several changes and improvements in the following four areas: organizational, patient and physician relations, culture, and operations.
Under effective alignment, physicians are highly engaged in hospital strategies for improving quality, creating operating efficiencies, and ensuring financial viability.
Montefiore Medical Center has created an integrated system of care in the Bronx for its primarily low-income patients. Four factors in Montefiore’s success: primary care and chronic disease management, access to high-quality specialty and hospital care, targeted care management, and robust health IT.
Several years of physician and community outreach have improved the transparency of Beatrice Community Hospital's care delivery and finances, directly contributing to an improved reputation and measureable savings.
For integration among hospitals, physicians, and other providers to be successful, healthcare leaders should address eight competencies in executing an effective integration strategy.
There are revenue opportunities hidden in the healthcare reform law for strong, nimble hospitals and health systems that can demonstrate strong quality and financial performance.
Many healthcare providers have begun to form partnerships to position themselves for success in the new era of reform.
As the transition to a value-based payment and care delivery system accelerates, more providers will consider taking the plunge into population health management.
Amy Amick, president, revenue cycle management, and William Davis, vice president, revenue cycle advisory solutions, both with MedAssets, share insights on the industry and techniques to drive sustainable performance improvement.
Eric Ward, president and CEO, Parallon Revenue Cycle Services, discusses key trends in revenue cycle management and factors providers should consider when partnering to advance their revenue cycle performance.
Doug Festermaker, managing partner and executive vice president of health care, Warbird Consulting Partners, shares strategies to leverage outsourced CFO expertise to lead special projects or fill interim roles while recruiting is underway.
Lisa Schneider, CFA, managing director, non-profits & healthcare systems at Russell Investments, offers insights on today’s asset management environment and what to look for when working with a solutions provider to optimize a healthcare organization’s portfolio strategy and manage risk.
Todd W. Lillibridge, president and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc., and executive vice president of medical property operations at Ventas, discusses trends in healthcare real estate strategy and key considerations when choosing a partner for managing a healthcare organization's service and capital needs.
Paul Weygandt, MD, JD, vice president of physician services, talks about the importance of integrating clinical documentation improvement with patient care in real time, and how Nuance is turning the EHR into a tool valued by physicians.
Robert Reid, CEO, of Intacct discusses healthcare providers' urgent need to manage growth, and how the right cloud financial management application can make all the difference for their financial leaders.
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